Socio-economic statistics for Cranleigh, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Cranleigh, Surrey
Socio-economic statistics for Cranleigh, Surrey

If you are thinking of moving to Cranleigh or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Cranleigh to figures for Surrey and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cranleigh is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Cranleigh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cranleigh are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Cranleigh is both lower than the average for Surrey and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Cranleigh than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.6%7.1%13.5%

Cranleigh rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Cranleigh Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cranleigh and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cranleigh has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Cranleigh also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cranleigh are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications15.2%22.5%
Level 110.3%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.2%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 440.1%27.4%

Cranleigh General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cranleigh. The percentage of residents in Cranleigh rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Cranleigh rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Cranleigh is generally better than in the average person in England.

Very Good53.52%47.17%
Very Bad0.72%1.25%

Cranleigh Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Cranleigh has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Cranleigh Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cranleigh are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cranleigh has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom89.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%9.4%

Cranleigh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Cranleigh has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Cranleigh is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)9.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.9%8.3%
Private Rented10.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Cranleigh Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cranleigh as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cranleigh is also older than the average, making Cranleigh a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4239

What is the population of Cranleigh and Waverley?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Waverley including Cranleigh. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Alfold, Cranleigh Rural and Ellens Green1880
Blackheath and Wonersh1806
Bramley, Busbridge and Hascombe5166
Chiddingfold and Dunsfold4059
Cranleigh East6700
Cranleigh West4975
Elstead and Thursley3968
Farnham Bourne4446
Farnham Castle4758
Farnham Firgrove4692
Farnham Hale and Heath End4407
Farnham Moor Park5287
Farnham Shortheath and Boundstone4220
Farnham Upper Hale4071
Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea4432
Farnham Wrecclesham and Rowledge4784
Frensham, Dockenfield and Tilford4211
Godalming Binscombe4049
Godalming Central and Ockford5048
Godalming Charterhouse4168
Godalming Farncombe and Catteshall5022
Godalming Holloway4456
Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill6213
Haslemere East and Grayswood6693
Shamley Green and Cranleigh North1840
Witley and Hambledon4177
Waverley Total126556

Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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